My Story: Workhouse

Say hello to yesterday without a Tardis. Discover My Story: the series where history gets real. England, 1871. Edith Lorrimer, the sheltered daughter of a wealthy widow, visits a workhouse for the poor. It’s a horrid place where destitute women slave all day long in exchange for food and a bed. Here Edith meets Rosie, a fiery orphan who is always in trouble. But when she is drawn into Rosie’s wild schemes, their lives will never be the same again…

  • A fascinating fictional diary from a best-loved series
  • A vivid first-hand account of poverty in Victorian times
  • Inspiring historical reading that supports the curriculum
  • Hugely popular series with over a million copies sold

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  • Really interesting, contains great historical facts.

    8 March 2014

  • this book is about history

    8 March 2013

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    This book is about a girl called Edith, her mother works at the Stoneleigh Workhouse. Edith meets a rebel teenager called Rosie and both their lives are never the same again….

    This a brill book!

    5 STARS!: * * * * *

    1 March 2010

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  • Pamela Oldfield

    Pamela Oldfield is the author of My Story: The Great Plague.

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